Author Archives : Lauren Pearson


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Assembling through Music

Assembling through Music Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Hit Parade: Musical Archives and Public Knowledge with Josh Kun with Thao Nguyen, November 20, 2017 Assembling through music happens all the time, but often we fail to notice how powerful this can be. Writer, curator and professor Josh Kun […]


Curating Time-based Works

Curating Time-based works Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA | Curation Across Disciplines talk Curating and Collecting Across Media with Aebhric Coleman, November 15, 2017. It might seem hard to believe for some of the younger generation today, but video and electronic art was not always a popular form of expression. “Today this […]

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Assembly and Coherence in Design

Assembly and Coherence in Design Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series We must conjure our Gods before we obey them with Michael Rock, November 6, 2017 As an architect myself, I could hear the buzz amongst the students from the College of Environmental Design about that Monday’s lecture. […]


Intertwined Threads

Intertwined Threads Laura Belik on Making as Research | Artist Talk with Angie Wilson, November 2, 2017 Artist Angie Wilson inspired the audience with her approach to textile art and the idea of “making” as a tool of empowerment. From “introspection rugs” to “protest curtains”, everyday objects are transformed through their materiality and meanings. Questions of […]

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The Movement of the Cursor

The Movement of the Cursor Laura Belik on Movement as Research | Cursors: Undoing Bodies Moved by Language, Artist Talk with Will Rawls, October 18, 2017 Will Rawls’ strong and remarkable presence on stage is not limited to dance. In order to tell the audience about his experience, he decided to share a piece that he wrote about […]


DIY Couture Fashion Lab: February 23

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson Friday, February 23, from 12:00 – 6:00 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126, UC Berkeley No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, etc. Students will have the option to showcase their garments in […]

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Translation as Research: February 13

Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur   Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 pm 126 Dwinelle Annex, UC Berkeley To celebrate the upcoming publication of the anthology Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2018), […]


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Day With(out) Art: December 5

Day With(out) Art: Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings    Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 pm Public screening co-presented with the  California College of the Arts Nahl Hall, 5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings is the 28th annual iteration of Visual AIDS’ longstanding Day With(out) Art project. Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett for Visual […]